2 Credits – Course Number 7420
In Program Evaluation, students continue to acquire knowledge, values and skills for reflective, relationship-centered, evidence-informed clinical-community social work practice. The focus is on the role and importance of program evaluation to social work practice and the application of research methods to the evaluation of social work programs and interventions. Students will learn applied qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods useful to social work administrators for designing and carrying out evaluations to develop and improve social programs. They will also learn to create an evaluation proposal based on a review of the literature and identification of appropriate methods for the proposed evaluation.